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Tiny beetle - Rhyzobius lophanthae

Tiny beetle - Rhyzobius lophanthae
Alameda County, California, USA
July 24, 2009
Size: ~ 0.1 inch (2.5 mm)
Found on conifer. It had the build and gait of a ladybug. A coccinellid?

ID confirmed by A.M. Parker
Moved from Dusky Lady Beetles.

Moved from ID Request.

yes, in Scymnini

well, probably not [in light of latest developments]
suspect Rhyzobius(1) --will alert Mrs Parker

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